Accession Number : ADA187969

Title :   Unstable Elastic Materials and the Visco-Elastic Response of Bars in Tension.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA INST OF TECH PASADENA DIV OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Abeyaratne, Rohan ; Knowles, James K

PDF Url : ADA187969

Report Date : Sep 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The force elongation relation (or macroscopic response) of a bar of unstable elastic material is in general dissipative. This note shows that the macroscopic response may be of conventional viscoelastic type.

Descriptors :   *RODS, *VISCOELASTICITY, ELASTIC PROPERTIES, MATERIALS, RESPONSE

Subject Categories : Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE